Human genes for interstitial lung disease
Interstitial lung disease [DOID:3082]
Interstitial lung disease (ILD), also known as diffuse parenchymal lung disease (DPLD), refers to a group of lung diseases affecting the interstitium (the tissue and space around the air sacs of the lungs). It concerns alveolar epithelium, pulmonary capillary endothelium, basement membrane, perivascular and perilymphatic tissues.
Synonyms: interstitial lung disease, DOID:3082, interstitial lung disorder, interstitial lung syndrome, ILD